Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Special Education, Ph.D.


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About the Special Education Doctoral Program


The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Special Education offers both online and limited face-to-face programming requiring 90 credit hours. Courses in the doctoral core are generally available throughout the year, including the summer sessions. The doctoral courses are available online. Students may choose one of the following focus areas including autism, applied behavior analysis, generic/assessment, orientation and mobility, visual impairments, deaf/blindness, or deaf education.

Special education program applicants for the doctoral program must complete an application found at www.depts.ttu.edu/education/graduate/. Acceptance to the master’s program does not guarantee later acceptance to the doctoral program. For additional information, visit www.educ.ttu.edu.

Program of Studies for the Ph.D. in Special Education


Research Methodology Tool Courses (21 hours)


Required Courses:

College Foundations Core (6 hours)


Selected from an approved list.

Special Education Doctoral Core (21 hours)


Required Courses:

Additional Courses in Special Education Area of Specialization (24 hours)


Selected from an approved list.

Interdisciplinary Core (6 hours)


Dissertation (12 hours minimum)


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